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'Wolf Child' Delighted To Be Named The World's Hairiest Girl; Makes Her More Popular At School

MAILONLINE.COM - Her nicknames may include 'wolf girl' and 'monkey face'. But 11-year-old Supatra Sasuphan, from Thailand, insisted that she was after being officially recognized as the world's hairiest girl.

Although the school girl from Bangkok has faced merciless teasing at school, Supatra says being given a Guinness World Record for her hair has helped her become extremely popular.

'I'm very happy to be in the Guinness World Records! A lot of people have to do a lot to get in,' she said. 'All I did was answer a few questions and then they gave it to me.'

Supatra is one of just 50 known sufferers of Ambras Syndrome - caused by a faulty chromosome - to be documented since the Middle Ages. Before the disease was understood, sufferers were branded 'werewolves.' 

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